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Troopers Investigate Assault and Abduction in Rehoboth

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Rehoboth, Del. – Troopers are investigating an assault and abduction that occurred early Friday morning.
 
The incident occurred at 1:35 a.m. as a 20-year-old Rehoboth woman walked her bicycle along the 18000 block of Munchy Branch Road. She was suddenly approached and assaulted by a black male who forced her into a vehicle, which was then driven towards Coastal Highway.
 
When the vehicle reached the intersection of Munchy Branch Road and Coastal Highway the victim exited the vehicle and ran to a nearby business, where bystanders contacted police.
 
The victim was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital where she was treated for minor injuries and released.
 
If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact Troop 4 detectives at 302-856-5850 extension 224, or by utilizing the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip Application available to download at: http://www.delaware.gov/apps/. 
 
Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."
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